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Dare2Care Fair and Health Expo

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Friends and neighbors of all ages and abilities will gather at the Columbia Convention Center [...]

University High School reunion July 15

June 18th, 2017|0 Comments

University High School’s 10th All Class Reunion will be held July 15 at Seawell’s on [...]

Leadership Lexington holding fundraisers

June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

The Leadership Lexington County Class of 2017 is hosting two fundraisers this month to raise [...]

CAYCE

Lexington Council rejects Cayce request

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

By Al Dozier The city of Cayce took a major hit Tuesday as Lexington County [...]

Cayce taking tourism event applications

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

The City of Cayce is currently accepting applications from organizations planning events and activities open [...]

SCANA, Cayce dedicate new sign

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

There’s a new sign of economic growth in Cayce. SCANA Corporation, the parent company of [...]

Cayce gets grant for lights

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The City of Cayce is has announced it has received a $5,000 energy efficiency grant [...]

WEST COLUMBIA

West Columbia offering grants

January 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

The City of West Columbia is promoting business, growth, and safety with numerous new grant [...]

Holiday Parade of Lights December 10

November 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The Cayce-West Columbia Holiday Parade of Lights will be held December 10. The parade will [...]

West Columbia adds Art to annual Tree Lighting

November 17th, 2016|0 Comments

The City of West Columbia is hosting the 12th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting December 2 [...]

West Columbia Police kick off fan project

June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The West Columbia Police Department is kicking off the 2016 “Fan the Heat” project for [...]

CHAMBER NEWS

West Columbia Fire Department hosts Lunch & Learn

December 10th, 2015|0 Comments

The West Columbia Fire Department hosted a Lunch & Learn event in cooperation with the [...]

Love Mitsubishi named chamber’s Business of the Year

November 19th, 2015|0 Comments

John Wise of Love Mitsubishi received the award for Business of the Year chosen by the [...]

NON PROFITS

Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer earns award

June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia is has announced Dusty Conine as the Community [...]

Pomeranz Brings Universal Enhancements to Babcock Center

May 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Dr. Tom Pomeranz, President & CEO of Universal Lifestiles, is a national authority, trainer, clinician, [...]

BUSINESS

Uber relents, adds tipping option to app

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

In an effort to recast itself as a better place to work in light of its myriad of PR missteps, Uber announced Tuesday that it will [...]

SCE&G offers tips for hurricane season

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

June 1 marked the beginning of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, and SCE&G encourages customers [...]

SCE&G warns against phone scams

June 18th, 2017|0 Comments

South Carolina Electric & Gas urges customers to be mindful of potential phone scams targeting [...]

EDUCATION

School districts tasked with protecting student data

June 18th, 2017|0 Comments

As the school year winds down across the state, school districts will be collecting thousands of student devices which could create potential security risks. These [...]

Area students track healthy choices

May 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Children in classrooms around the Midlands are making physical activity a part of their daily [...]

Governor’s school taking applications for summer camps

May 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is now accepting applications for [...]

PUBLIC SAFETY

Lexington County deputies recover stolen equipment

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Lexington County deputies recovered nearly $600,000 worth of stolen equipment from the 5000 block of Platt Springs Road Monday afternoon. With the help of one [...]

Bigs in Blue program launches

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia has announced the roll out of the [...]

Lexington Sheriff’s employee death subject of SLED investigation

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating the death of a Lexington County Sheriff’s Department [...]

NATURAL RESOURCES

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March, get free trees

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring by planting trees. Join the Arbor Day Foundation in [...]

Public comment open for 2017 aquatic plant management plan

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Millions of dollars have been spent to control the growth of invasive plants like hydrilla [...]

SCPRT’s chief of staff awarded the Order of the Palmetto

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Amy Duffy, the chief of staff for the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & [...]

SPORTS

Six Timberwolves sign with colleges

June 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

LEXINGTON, S.C. — White Knoll High School coaches proudly watched as six student-athletes signed letters of intent this spring. Each one plans to continue playing [...]

White Knoll trainer earns award 

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

White Knoll High School Head Athletic Trainer Sheila C. Gordon recently added another accolade to her [...]

Brookland-Cayce High School cheerleaders

March 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

The Brookland-Cayce High School cheerleaders were recognized at the Lexington 2 Board meeting for being [...]

POLITICS

Deadline nears for flood assistance

June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

As the June 15 deadline nears for Richland County residents affected by the October 2015 flood to register for federal housing aid, four community meetings [...]

HUD allocates more money for Flood Recovery

May 31st, 2017|0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced May 18 it is providing [...]

Statewide effort targets youth alcohol abuse

May 31st, 2017|0 Comments

For the eighth year, an enforcement and education blitz coordinated by the S.C. Department of [...]

COLUMNS

Hattie’s View: For goodness sake

March 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Hattie's Viewby Ellen Coffey I can still remember when there was no running water at my grandparents country home. We drank water from a dipper and [...]

Hattie’s View: So, the cream rises to the top?

March 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Hattie's Viewby Ellen Coffey America is still America the beautiful folks, but somehow [...]

Jesus Every Day: Tell Them Often

March 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Jesus Every DayBy Dr. Jed N. Snyder Ephesians 5:25 “Husbands, love your wives, [...]

ENTERTAINMENT

Twilight in the Garden starts June 9

June 5th, 2017|0 Comments

  Enjoy a cool retreat for catching a family-friendly flick when the big screen returns to Riverbanks Botanical Garden on select Friday evenings this summer. [...]

Runaway Runway celebrates ten years

April 25th, 2017|0 Comments

The Columbia Design League will present the annual Runaway Runway recycled fashion show April 29 [...]

Zoo needs votes

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

With only one week left to vote, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden remains among the top [...]

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Boat For Sale

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

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April 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Looking for experienced, mature and dependable employees to work full time, M-F at a very [...]

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Plumbers wanted – will train

January 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Local plumbing and drain service company has need for service plumbers and/or trainees. Steady work and [...]

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SENIOR NEWS

Senior Farmers’ Market nutrition program returns

May 31st, 2017|0 Comments

The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) is coming back to Lexington County. The goals [...]

AARP survey shows opposition to health care reform bill

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Senior News, HealthAARP has released the findings of a survey that said a majority of [...]

AARP launches campaign keep investors alert

March 5th, 2017|0 Comments

With Americans losing tens of billions of dollars annually to investment fraud schemes, what mindsets [...]

FROM THE WEB

Sarah Palin’s Arizona Home For Sale

January 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Another member of the Palin family is leaving Arizona.  First, Bristol Palin sold her Maricopa, [...]

Doberman "Stormtrooper"

December 18th, 2015|0 Comments

With the debut of Star Wars it is the perfect time for costume fans to unleash [...]

HEALTH

Palmetto Health earns stroke award

June 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Palmetto Health Richland has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke [...]

Pediatrician suggests age children can stay alone at home

June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

What age should a child be allowed to stay at home alone? This is a [...]

Palmetto Health doctors concerned about heat stroke deaths in kids

June 1st, 2017|0 Comments

  Pediatric critical care physician Jason Peck, M.D., pediatric intensivist at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, [...]

Dare2Care Fair and Health Expo

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

University High School reunion July 15

June 18th, 2017|0 Comments

State updates child seat law

June 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Irmo shocked by lawsuit settlement 

June 8th, 2017|0 Comments